Three killed in China boat collision

Three people were killed yesterday in a boat accident on the Xijiang River in south China’s Guangdong Province, local authorities said.

The incident occurred at 3:42 am, and involved a cargo vessel, which was transporting sand, and an anchored cargo ship.

Three of the eight people on the stationary vessel were killed.

The city’s marine administration assured that no water contamination had been detected.

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